Sexual abuse at Agriprocessors

via Feminist Peace Network

Following the biggest immigration raid in U.S. history, reports of sexual abuse and propositioning are starting to emerge from workers at the Agriprocessors plant.

If a worker wanted, say, a promotion or a shift change, “they’d be brought into a room with three or four men and it was like, ‘Which one do you want? Which one are you going to serve? ” McCauley said Monday in an interview with Des Moines Register editors and reporters.

“Unfortunately, they are grateful for some of their ESL classes, and they knew what some of those words meant,” she said. “If they had the courage, they could refuse it.”

I wish I could say otherwise, but is it really all that surprising that women in a precarious legal position were being manipulated by their superiors?

In other Agriprocessor news about those affected:

It’s the second time I say this in about a week (which shocks the hell out of me), but…nuns kick ass.


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